The Cliffs of Osterode.

Just to the South of Osterode lie some white Cliffs. They are actually quite beautiful to look at. Those Cliffs are an outcrop of Anhydride and Gypsum, both of which are also mined in the Area. An Excavator on the Cliffs. Back in the Day, the Gypsum Mines were way more economically significant than they… Continue reading The Cliffs of Osterode.

The oldest Talsperre in the Harz

Just east of Osterode, sitting in a Harz Valley, sits the Sösetalsperre. I never really thought much of it, as it was always there. Today, after taking a Chemistry Exam, I decided to find out a little more about the local Talsperre. The Dam of the Sösetalsperre is largely made of Earth and Gravel. It… Continue reading The oldest Talsperre in the Harz

Always backup your SD Cards.

Yesterday evening, when I tried to remove my trusty 128GB SD Card from my Laptops Card Reader, it refused to let go. After a while of carefully trying to get the Card out of the Reader, it actually came out. Only that a large plastic strip came off from under the contact pads. The broken… Continue reading Always backup your SD Cards.

A Field Trip underground.

Today, I was able to go on a Field Trip to the old Rammelsberg Mine in Goslar. And we were actually able to Mine Shaft that is usually not open to the general public. In the Rammelsberg Mine, they used to extract mainly Lead, Copper and Zinc from the Rock until it was closed in… Continue reading A Field Trip underground.

And there was Snow.

I am still going to University. And it is Exam Time again. And because there was quite the Storm yesterday, I was actually quite lucky to get there in the first place. It was still very windy. It also rained for a while. And while I was sitting there taking my Exam, it suddenly started… Continue reading And there was Snow.

My tightest Lens.

As a Photographer, I do own several Lenses, covering all the Focal Lengths from 18mm to 250mm. And the largest bit of that Range is actually done by only one Lens. It is my Canon EF-S 55-250mm Lens. Back in 2016, I wanted to get a tighter Lens because my Kit Lens only goes from… Continue reading My tightest Lens.

I used to love Long Exposures…

Long Exposure Photography can be really fun. You can also get some awesome Pictures out of it. But there are several downsides as well. One example is that you usually need a Tripod to shoot some tasty Long Exposures. And I really do not like Tripods. They are just a nuisance to use. They just… Continue reading I used to love Long Exposures…